It’s blizzard season on the east coast!

The Walmarts have become ghost towns, people have set their Netflix and chill schedules, and students and planning to postpone doing their homework for one more day. Yes, this impending east coast blizzard seems like it’ll be a dream; but what happens to those who do not have basic luxuries? How do the impoverished feel about Old Man Winter’s appearance? I usually get saddened by the thought of individuals not having proper food or housing in these brutally cold seasons. I mean, Philadelphia has an extremely high homeless population (as…

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What Your Winter Coat Says About You

Winter feels like it is here; despite it technically still being fall for a few more weeks. Seeing college student interpret cold weather is highly entertaining. Here are my observations:   The Long Eskimo Puffy Coat with the Furry Hood I am guilty of this look, but lets face it, it is too cold to care about how silly you look. When walking through the never-ending wind tunnels there is nothing better that putting up that gigantic hood, buttoning it up over your chin, zipping your mummy body in, and…

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5 Tips for Keeping Fit this Winter

Winter is coming already it is getting darker earlier and the mornings are cold enough to make you need a coat. So as fall turns colder and winter will soon be here,the question of how to keep exercising in the cold arises. As much as we would all love to stay snuggled upon the couch and binge watch Netflix, it certainly won’t help keep you physically fit this winter. Give these 5 exercises and nutrition tips a try as the weather worsens.1. Work Out at HomeThis is a great alternative…

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Time to Lace up your Skates

Starting November 14th there will be a new place to ice-skate at. The fountains at Dilworth Park have been transformed into an ice skating rink for the winter. The rink will be open 7 days a week, including holidays, until February 22nd. The ice rink is roughly the size of the well-known skating rink in Rockefeller Center in New York City and includes a warming tent. The rink is set to handle lots of people as it prepares to open right next to City Hall.   The cost to skate…

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